|PATRÓN ENDURANCE CUP HEADS SOUTH TO SEBRING RACEWAY: TOGETHER AFTER 17 YEARS DAYTONA, SEBRING ON SAME SCHEDULEFast Facts|
TUDOR United SportsCar Championship
Next Race: Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida
The Place: Sebring International Raceway
The Date: Saturday, March 15
The Time: 10:15 a.m. (ET)
TV: FOX Sports 1, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (ET); 1 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., IMSA.com
Race Length: 12 Hours
Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge
Next Race: Sebring 200
The Place: Sebring International Raceway
The Date: Friday, March 14
The Time: 1....
|ENGINEERING, ADVANCED MATERIALS HELP SLIM DOWN COLORADO◾New midsize pickup is 880 to 1,400 pounds lighter than full-size pickups|
◾Lightweight high-strength steels, aluminum, play key roles in mass reduction
DETROIT – Proving there is more than one way shed pounds, the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado uses engineering techniques and lightweight materials to create true pickup capability in a mass-efficient midsize package.
The 2015 Colorado 4x4 crew cab, expected to be the most popular version of the new trucks, weighs 880 to 1,400 less than a f....
|FORD EXPLORER MAINTAINS TOP SAFETY RATINGS FROM NHTSAThe 2014 Ford Explorer maintains top marks in the federal government's new car safety rating program. Both front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive models earned five-star overall vehicle scores in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's New Car Assessment Program. Available second-row inflatable safety belts offer improved comfort and protection for passengers. This advanced restraint system is designed to help reduce head, neck and chest injuries for second-row passengers, often chil....|
|LOGANO WINS POLE AS TEAM PENSKE SWEEPS FRONT ROW FOR SECOND STRAIGHT WEEKFORD QUALIFYING RESULTS:|
1st – Joey Logano
2nd – Brad Keselowski
6th – Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
8th – Aric Almirola
11th – Carl Edwards
25th – Greg Biffle
26th – David Ragan
33rd – David Gilliland
34th – Trevor Bayne
43rd – Marcos Ambrose
BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – WHAT HAS YOUR ORGANIZATION DONE TO DO SO WELL IN THIS NEW QUALIFYING FORMAT? 'We've been very fortunate. The cars are fast and I don't think it's much more difficult than that. When you've got fast c....
|BRAD KESELOWSKI GIVES MUSTANG FIRST NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES WIN OF 2014Ford Finishing Order:|
1st – Brad Keselowski
8th – Trevor Bayne
9th – Chris Buescher
15th – Ryan Reed
17th – David Ragan
23rd – Dakoda Armstrong
TREVOR BAYNE – No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Mustang – 'At the beginning we were really fast. We drove from 17th to seventh and I was like, 'Holy smokes, we're gonna have a shot at winning this thing.' From there I just lost all of my side bite. Everybody else seemed to tighten their cars up and get better. We were making adjustments, bu....
|BRAD KESELOWSKI COMPLETES WEEKEND SWEEP WITH FIRST NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES WIN AT LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY◾Brad Keselowski's win today completed a NASCAR Nationwide/Sprint Cup Series sweep.|
◾This marks the first time a Ford driver has won both series events on the same weekend since Carl Edwards did it at Phoenix in 2010.
◾The weekend Nationwide-Cup sweep is the first for Ford this season after doing it twice in 2013.
◾Today's win is Ford's 619th all-time series victory and the 30th by Penske Racing with Ford.
◾Today's victory is the eighth for Ford at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, most among manufa....
|SEB AND DAN: 10 FAST FACTSMILTON KEYNES, UK – One is a four-time world champion. The other is the team's newest recruit, but it's their beginnings that show they're not as different as you might think.|
In less than a week's time, Seb and Dan will line up on the grid for the very first time together as teammates. They already have something in common, but scratch the surface a little deeper and it's plain to see that both our Red Bull Young Guns have shared a very similar path.
As such, we've gathered 10 fast....
|FORD INCREASES VIRTUAL CRASH COMPUTING POWER, HELPING TO ENSURE CUSTOMER SAFETY◾Ford is increasing its investment in computing power by 50 percent to maximize the number and speed of virtual vehicle crashes, allowing safety engineering and vehicle evaluation teams to get more data, more quickly|
◾More than 2 million crash test simulations processed in past 10 years
◾Actual crash testing is also vital to ensuring the safety of Ford vehicles; Dearborn, Mich., facility has performed more than 20,000 crash tests since 1954, with more than 31,000 crash tests executed globally ....
|FORD MOTOR COMPANY DIRECTOR EMERITUS WILLIAM CLAY FORD DIES AT AGE 88William Clay Ford, who helped steer Ford Motor Company into the modern era as an employee, director and influential member of the Ford family, died this morning at his home from pneumonia.|
Mr. Ford, 88, served as Director Emeritus, Ford Motor Company and was the last surviving grandchild of the company's founder, Henry Ford.
Mr. Ford served Ford Motor Company for 57 years as an employee and board member, playing a pivotal role in shaping the company for more than half of its 110-year histo....
|SHELBY AMERICAN TO HOST 2014 SHELBY VEGAS BASH AT NEW WORLD HEADQUARTERSLas Vegas, Nev. – March 6, 2014 – Shelby American, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International Inc. (CSBI:PK), and Team Shelby will host the 2014 Shelby Vegas Bash at the new Shelby American World Headquarters just off the Strip. Festivities start on Monday, April 14, and run into the Mustang Club of America (MCA) 50th Birthday Celebration beginning on Thursday, April 17. This year's Vegas Bash includes a Shelby Cruise from Palm Springs to Vegas, Monday night's 'Cars Under t....|
|NEW 2015 FORD F-SERIES SUPER DUTY WILL DELIVER BEST-IN-CLASS HORSEPOWER, TORQUE AND TOWING CAPACITY◾Second-generation 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V8 turbo diesel boosts horsepower to a class-leading 440 horsepower; torque to class-leading 860 lb.-ft. for all models|
◾F-450 chassis upgrades raise maximum gooseneck trailer towing capacity to class-leading 31,200 pounds, fifth wheel towing capacity to class-leading 26,500 pounds, and gross combined weight rating to a class-leading 40,000 pounds
◾F-350 available with maximum towing package that increases fifth-wheel/gooseneck trailer towing capacity....
|ALL-NEW FORD F-650/F-750 ANCHORS AMERICA'S BROADEST, BEST-SELLING LINEUP OF COMMERCIAL TRUCKS◾Built Ford Tough: Fully designed and developed by Ford Truck engineers in Dearborn, robot-tested over taxing durability courses, 500,000+ miles of harsh dynamometer engine testing at extreme power levels and temperatures and built in the USA by Ford|
◾Great Value: Ford 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V8 diesel engine and Ford TorqShift® six-speed automatic transmission enhanced for medium-duty use with great power, performance and fuel economy, backed by unsurpassed warranty and national network of mor....
|Great history: The C-Class and motorsport•Record drive in Nardò 1983 provides the initial spark|
•Ever-present in motor racing ever since
•Safety Cars and Medical Cars for DTM and Formula 1
The career of the current C-Class as a motorsport star began with the record-breaking drive completed by the 190 E 2.3-16 model in Nardò, southern Italy (13 to 21 August 1983). This was also the first major test for the new engine with four valves per cylinder and 136 kW (185 hp). The three record-breaking cars had very similar specifications to....
|Magic moments: 120 years of Mercedes-Benz motor sport: history at the Retro Classics show from 13 to 16 March 2014•Mercedes-Benz Classic presents highlights in the history of the DTM in hall 7 at the show in Stuttgart|
•Strong presence by the company and the brand clubs at southern Germany's leading show for automotive classics
•Fascinating dialogue between competition models and the top-of-the-line C-Class models from Mercedes-AMG
120 years of motor sport history at Mercedes-Benz also stand for twelve decades in a culture of ongoing innovation for series production cars which is fuelled by strong impul....
|AND NOW THERE ARE THREE...At a press conference hosted by Bridgestone Corporation and the New York International Auto Show at the Geneva International Motor Show, the top three finalists for the World Car of the Year, World Luxury Car, World Performance Car, World Green Car and World Car Design of the Year awards were announced today.|
The overall winners in all categories will be declared at the New York International Auto Show on Thursday, April 17, 2014.
World Car of the Year
From an initial entry lis....